Rumor: Samsung considering LG Chem battery for the Galaxy S8
After Note7 replacements started catching fire due to faulty batteries, Samsung is said to be considering LG Chem batteries for its future flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8.
According to a Maeil Business Newspaper report, the Korean tech giant is trying to have a deal with LG Chem to be their battery supplier for the Galaxy S8, which will be launched next year.
However, according to the Korea Herald, it still needs to be seen until the deal is inked between the two rivals.
Meanwhile, Samsung engineers are still investigating the exact cause of the Note explosions.
Source: Sam Mobile